Design Criticism


Weekend Heller: VOTE or Shut Up!

During every presidential race, AIGA launches a campaign for members to use their design expertise to motivate the public to vote.


A Chicago Tribune Geek-Out !

A crazy quilt of material concerning aspects of the Chicago Tribune that have injected themselves into J.J. Sedelmaier's personal and professional life.


Bread & Circus: Ignorance & Brand Participation in TV Advertising

“Bread and Circus” referred to they way the Roman emperor would hand out cheap food and entertainment as a way to gain popularity with the common people. And yet today, it’s this same model that should replace the lingering plague of 30-second TV spots.


The Mighty Pen’s Latest Victim: Logo Design

Panels, pundits, talking heads and trolls. No, it's not an open casting call for a new season of Game of Thrones; it's our current hypercritical media environment. And its latest victim? Logo design.


Print Will Never Die!! Part II

"TipoItalia" is published by the dedicated curators and scholars at Tipoteca Italiana, and "The Quarterly" is published by Design Observer.